Construction & Development 

Northbrook is a vibrant community with new development projects under consideration or under construction throughout the community. This page provides information on large-scale private development projects that are going through the Village’s review process, have been approved, or are currently under construction.

Drone Image of Northbrook Village Hall in March 2023

Click the titles of the projects below to dropdown additional information for each entry.


  1. 1515 Lake Cook Road – Northbrook Court Redevelopment Master Plan

Brookfield Properties, the owner of Northbrook Court since 1995, presented a Conceptual Master Plan for the Redevelopment of Northbrook Court on April 25, 2023 at the Village Board meeting. In the presentation, the vision and planning principals for redevelopment of the 100 +/- acre site described a retail & dining destination for the North Shore Region, preservation of Northbrook Court's role as a commercial anchor for the Village, integration of thoughtfully planned residential to create a mixed-use neighborhood, incorporation of open space, parks, walkability, and neighborhood amenities connecting with the community.

On May 16, 2023 the Village of Northbrook and Brookfield Properties have entered into a non-binding Pre-Development Agreement which outlines in greater detail what is proposed as part of the redevelopment and details the potential public-private partnership between the Village and Brookfield Properties which will be the subject of discussion starting in June 2023 and is scheduled to conclude in September. See the agreement here, which includes the public meeting dates for consideration of all elements of the proposed redevelopment.  

On June 13, 2023, as part of the Village Board of Trustees Regular Board meeting, a review of a Preliminary Plan Application for the proposed redevelopment of Northbrook Court was presented to the Board of Trustees.

On June 13, 2023, the Village Board heard a preliminary review of the proposed Redevelopment of Northbrook Court as it related to zoning. A public hearing will be conducted as a joint meeting of the Village Board and Plan Commission on August 29, 2023, at 7:30 p.m. at a Special Meeting at Village Hall.    

On June 16, 2023, a Draft Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Plan and Eligibility Study was posted to the Village's TIF webpage for public review. The Village Board has set the date for a Public Hearing on the proposed TIF for August 22, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.
On July 11, 2023 the Village Board set the date for a Public Hearing on the proposed a Business District at Northbrook Court for August 22, 2023 at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall. The Northbrook Court Business District Designation Report can be found here. Frequent Asked Questions can be found at .

The Village Board and Plan Commission met on August 29, 2023, where a public hearing was held regarding the zoning application submitted by Brookfield. While the formal meeting packet can be found on the Agendas & Minutes portion of the website. The presentations used at the joint public hearing are linked below:

It was anticipated that approval documents would be presented at the upcoming Village Board meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2023; however, due to the number of legislative actions to be drafted, consideration of Northbrook Court will be scheduled for a later date – as early as October 10, 2023. Specific legislative actions to be presented to consideration include:

  • Creation of a Tax Increment Financing (TIF)  District at the property which would replace the existing TIF which exists today generally on the former Macy’s parcel;
  • Establishment of a Business District on the property with a new 1% additional sales tax that would be effective as early as July 1, 2024;
  • Amendment of the zoning ordinance;
  • A plat of subdivision and a planned development of the property; 
  • An agreement establishing the public private partnership and economic incentives generally referred to as a Redevelopment and Economic Incentive Agreement (REIA).

(Northbrook Court preliminary rendering subject to further advancement and change)

Northbrook Court Concept Rendering

  1. 916 Dundee Road – Former Green Acres Country Club Property


  1. 175 Pointe Drive – 34 Unit Rental Townhome Development

On February 28, 2023, the Village Board of Trustees approved the redevelopment of a vacant privately owned parcel located at 175 Pointe Drive. The approved project includes 34 rental townhomes to be constructed, including 5 affordable townhome units. The developer has also proposed to include solar panels on one of the cluster of townhome units. The timeline for groundbreaking has not yet been determined.

(Approved) 175 Pointe Drive – 34 Unit Rental Townhome Development

  1. 1200 Skokie Boulevard – Tesla Sales, Services, and Delivery
  1. 1657 Shermer Road – Mixed Use Development


  1. 1103 Waukegan Road – Starbucks Coffee Drive-Through

In January 2023 the building permit was issued for construction of the new Starbucks Coffee building which will contain space for two additional tenants. To date, the developer has demolished the previously existing gas station and has begun site work. 

(Under Construction) 1103 Waukegan Road – Starbucks Coffee Drive-Through